Waroona Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Waroona (6215) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 99 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Waroona is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Waroona was 2,736 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waroona is 40 years of age.

79.3% of people living in the suburb of Waroona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 2.7% Italy, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.2% Philippines, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Burma , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.2% Kenya, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

88.9% of people living in Waroona speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Italian, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% German, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Other , 0.2% Polish.

The religious makeup of Waroona is 31.3% Catholic, 24.6% No religion, 21.6% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 0.7% Other Religious Groups, 0.7% Pentecostal.

51.2% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 150 widowed people living in Waroona.

58.8% of the people living in Waroona over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Waroona has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Waroona are 22.5% Technicians & trades workers, 18.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.7% Labourers, 11.1% Managers, 10.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Professionals, 5.6% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waroona work in are 19.8% Manufacturing, 16.0% Construction, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Mining, 6.5% Retail trade, 6.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.5% Education and training, 4.6% Other services, 4.1% Accommodation and food services.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 35.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $499 per week and the median household income is $1072 per week.

The median rent in Waroona is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1509 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waroona postcode 6215

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